October 1, 2021

2020 was a year of immense change. One thing is for certain – the world collectively witnessed the increase of digital interconnectivity. We began even more to rely on the internet as a conduit to the world. The rise of remote access to businesses, entertainment and interpersonal connections surged. The death of distance accelerated. The […]

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a baby’s death at an Alabama hospital in 2019, which they argue was a direct result of the ransomware attack the hospital was undergoing.

Amid the hack, fewer eyes were on the heart monitors — normally tracked on a large screen at the nurses’ station, in addition to inside the delivery room. Attending obstetrician Katelyn Parnell texted the nurse manager that she would have delivered the baby by caesarean section had she seen the monitor readout. “I need u to help me understand why I was not notified.” In another text, Dr. Parnell wrote: “This was preventable.”…

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The social media landscape is in a perpetual state of change. Societal aspects such as culture and political trends shift how users engage with one another in a big way. But although it’s supposed to bring people together, social media seems to have the opposite effect, dividing rather than uniting. Additionally, more and more people […]

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This episode reports on a flaw in Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory, free advice on configuring VPNs, an Eduroam WiFi issue, a fake Amnesty International anti-virus tool and more

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Hashtag Trending October 1- YouTube bans anti-vaxxers; Facebook may face fine in Russia; Google’s search engine dominance

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